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Featured Buildings Involving Aedas

Nanfung Commercial, Hospitality and Exhibition Complex

Nanfung Commercial, Hospitality and Exhibition Complex, Guangzhou

Nanfung Commercial, Hospitality & Exhibition Complex contains four distinct programmatic uses, office, retail exhibition, hotel and exhibition, that are split between two sites.

Ocean Heights

Ocean Heights, Dubai

Ocean Heights, located along the Dubai Marina, features a deliberate twist on three of its faces to maximize views toward the ocean.

World Trade Center II

World Trade Center II, Jakarta

Completed in 2012, WTC2 represents Jakarta's leading benchmark for world-class, high-tech, sustainable commercial office buildings.

South Beach

South Beach, Singapore

The South Beach development includes two inclined towers defined by an environmental screen surging from the lower canopy to mitigate harsh sun in the sky gardens and balconies.

Lè Architecture

Lè Architecture, Taipei

Winner of a 2019 Best Tall Building Award of Excellence, this building provides a kind of ‘urban living room’ to the offices it houses which integrates public spaces.

About Aedas

Aedas is one of the world's leading global architecture and design practices. The company is built on the belief that great design can only be delivered by people with a deep social and cultural understanding of the communities they are designing for.

Aedas’ global platform for creative excellence in design enables some of the world's most talented designers to plug into the latest information and delivery systems they need to produce truly world-class design solutions.

The practice's unique structure, global presence, and commitment to cutting-edge research and development are testament to their desire to deliver design excellence to clients wherever they are in the world.

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Aedas at CTBUH

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

22 Apr 2015, Event Report – CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall…

Aedas at CTBUH

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event
22 Apr 2015, Beijing – Event Report
CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall Building Design" and "The Development of Beijing’s Central Business District".
Discovering Asia, from Moscow
23 Apr-2 May 2009, Shanghai – Tour Report
Elena Shuvalova, the CTBUH Country Representative for Russia reports on the 4th Russian Intellectual Business.

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Yinsheng Liu

Yinsheng Liu

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2018 – Present
Chengdu, China

Keith Griffiths

Keith Griffiths

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Ignacio Gomez

Ignacio Gomez

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

CTBUH Leaders at Aedas

Yinsheng Liu

Yinsheng Liu

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2018 – Present
Chengdu, China

Keith Griffiths

Keith Griffiths

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Ignacio Gomez

Ignacio Gomez

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Yijun Qian

Yijun Qian

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
Hong Kong, China

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CTBUH Resources Involving Aedas

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Award of Excellence

Public Space and Porosity of Tall Buildings

9 Apr 2019 – Keith Griffiths, Aedas

Standing Out in Taipei: Lè Architecture’s Distinguished Sculptural Form

9 Apr 2019 – Robert Tsai, Earnest Development & Construction Corporation; Yijun Qian, Aedas

C FutureCity

8 Apr 2019 – Keith Griffiths, Aedas

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City Hubs

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Keith Griffiths, Aedas

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives

Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV
CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

Videos

Public Space and Porosity of Tall Buildings
9 Apr 2019 – Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Huge areas of cities now exceed 30,000 persons per square metre and at these densities the infrastructure that is required to service the city is massive. Multi-level roads and subterranean transport systems divide the city into huge fortresses of…
Standing Out in Taipei: Lè Architecture’s Distinguished Sculptural Form
9 Apr 2019 – Robert Tsai, Earnest Development & Construction Corporation; Yijun Qian, Aedas
In a local context where nearly every building is cubic in form, the most appropriate strategy for realizing a truly differentiated project resided in pursuing an organic form. For a site adjacent to the Jilong River, the design for Lè Architecture,…
C FutureCity
8 Apr 2019 – Keith Griffiths, Aedas
With 15 high-rise towers and a 150,000-square-metre retail facility, C FutureCity, totaling a gross floor area of 1,100,000 square metres, is the largest urban renewal development in Shenzhen. This mega project is located within the existing Shangsha…
Skybridges: What are the Opportunities?
21 Oct 2018 – Anton Davies, RWDI; Ignacio Gomez, Aedas; Linxue Li, Tongji University; Andreas Schierenbeck, thyssenkrupp
No longer confined to the utilitarian connection of buildings over a busy street, skybridges are emerging as a critical urban habitat in their own right. This panel explores the advancements skybridges have achieved in recent years as meaningful…
CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH "15th Annual Awards"; Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica answer questions at the end of the 2016 China Conference Session…
CTBUH Video Interview – Keith Griffiths
17 Oct 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Keith Griffiths of Aedas is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Chris discusses the concept of city hubs and the methodology of developing outlying high-density, mixed-use urban nodes.
City Hubs
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Our lives are adapting to a convenient, vibrant, and connected live-work dynamic, and our cities must change and respond to those new requirements. Much of the urban population prefers to live in smaller apartments in high-density inner urban areas,…
How Will Tall Buildings be Different in 20 Years?
Jan 2013 – Monthly Video Series; Kenneth Drucker, HOK; James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; David Malott, KPF; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Kenneth Drucker, HOK; James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; David Malott, KPF; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Rafael Viñoly, Rafael Viñoly Architecture; Jun Xia, Gensler; and more.

Papers/Research

City Hubs
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Our lives are adapting to a convenient, vibrant, and connected live-work dynamic, and our cities must change and respond to those new requirements. Much of the urban population prefers to live in smaller apartments in high-density inner urban areas…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million inhabitants by 2050. The conference brings together some of the leading thinkers on…

Aedas Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 37 Completed26 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 4 Completed5 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 5 Years
Most Common Function office, 30 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 26 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Aedas

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